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Guide to part-time jobs in Korea for international students: Let’s make money legally!
2024. 1. 31.

Hello friends studying abroad in Korea! Currently, approximately 200,000 international students are gaining diverse experiences in our country. It's not easy to make money and study at the same time, right?

First, I will tell you about the issue of international student visas, which have become a 'means of making money' that you inevitably encounter when trying to balance part-time work and study abroad. In some cases, problems arise when someone uses a student visa to get a job and stays in the country illegally. Therefore, it is important for international students to find part-time work legally.

According to Ministry of Justice data, the illegal immigration rate is increasing. Illegal employment can lead to serious problems that can even result in a departure order. But don't worry! You can prevent these problems by knowing how to legally get permission to work part time.

First, let's look at the conditions and procedures required to obtain a part-time work permit. Those holding an international student visa must meet key requirements. Among international student visa holders, those who meet certain conditions

Part-time employment is possible.

To obtain a part-time work permit, you will need several documents, which must be confirmed and signed by a person in charge at the university's international office. After that, you can apply for permission at the immigration office. However, please note that advance reservation is required!

Punishment for illegal employment is quite severe. If you are caught for the first time, you will have to pay a fine and be restricted from employment for one year, and if you are caught a second time, you will be forced to leave. Therefore, it is important to obtain legal permission to get a job.

Lastly, you can get a variety of information regarding part-time jobs for international students at information sharing cafes or Allupco. Let’s overcome various difficulties together and create an enjoyable study abroad life!

We cheer for your success! 💪📚✨

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